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Jiang Xiang

Posted by: admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 02:48 AM
Regulate Blood

1 TASTE
Pungent and warm


2 MERIDIANS
Heart and liver


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To invigorate blood and remove stagnation; 2. To stop bleeding and pain; 3. To conduct qi downward and resolve turbid dampness


4 INDICATIONS
1.Qi and blood stagnation manifested as stifling sensation in the chest and hypochondriac pain. Dalbergia wood (Jiang Xiang) is used with Curcuma root (Yu Jin), Pilose asiabell root (Dang Shen), Peach seed (Tao Ren) and vegetable sponge (Sigualuo).2. Swellings and pains and due to external injuries. Dalbergia wood (Jiangxiang) is used with Frankincense (Ru Xiang) and Myrrh (Mo Yao).3. Interior turbid dampness with vomiting and abdominal pain. Dalbergia wood (Jiangxiang) is used with Agastache (Huo Xiang) and Costus root (Mu Xiang).4.Hemorrhage and pain due to external injuries. Dalbergia wood (Jiangxiang) can be used alone, externally.


5 DOSAGE
3-6 g; 1-2 g for powder


Jiang Xiang

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